Waikiki Meatballs

Jen Smallwood

By
@usmcmom1

with this recipe - you can mix and match your veggies, - like carrots, red 7 yellow peppers, even bean spronts...

I always serve them on a nice bed of rice...but this can also be an appetizer...


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Rating:

Serves:

6 servings

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 1/2 lb
ground beef
2/3 c
cracker crumbs
1/3 c
onion, minced
1
egg
1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
ginger
1/4 c
milk (for meatballs)
1 Tbsp
shortening
2 Tbsp
corn starch
1/2 c
brown sugar, packed
1 oz
(14 oz) can pineapple chunks in syrup, drained (reserve syrup)
1/3 c
vinegar
1 tsp
soy sauce, low sodium
1/3 c
green pepper, chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix meat, crumbs, onion, egg, salt, ginger and milk. Shape into balls.
2
Melt shortening, brown and cook meatballs. Remove meat and keep warm, remove fat.
3
Mix cornstarch and sugar. Stir in reserved pineapple syrup, vinegar, and soy sauce until smooth. Cook, stirring, until boiling. Boil and stir one minute.
4
Add meatballs pineapple and green pepper, heat through.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Meat Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Hawaiian/Polynesian
Dietary Needs: Low Fat, Low Sodium
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy